January 8th Shooting

The Space Shuttle Endeavor flies past the smokestack on campus on September 20, 2012.

Photograph of the Week: Space Shuttle Endeavor

September 20, 2012 at 8:09 pm 0 comments

Click on the image to see a larger version. Margie Wrye, a UHS parent, took this photo of the Space Shuttle Endeavor with the RUHS smokestack in the foreground on September 20, 2012. The retired Endeavor travelled on the back of a modified Boeing 747 to Southern California where itRead More

One Year Later- A Poem

One Year Later- A Poem

January 9, 2012 at 10:24 pm 0 comments

One Year Later The amount of things that can happen within a year Are innumerable and enough to fill many ears Some are good and some are bad And some make us happy and glad Others make us regretful, full of shame Others add praise to the U.S. name  OthersRead More

Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

January 9, 2012 at 10:24 pm 0 comments

                          It should not have happened. That doesn’t change the fact that it did. We can either move on or mull it over. Though people say, “Let it go, and carry on. Life is too short for usRead More

Let Us Begin

Let Us Begin

January 9, 2012 at 10:22 pm 0 comments

There’s something about growing up that makes the world lose its magic. Gone are the days of Santa and the Tooth Fairy, dreams of being ballerinas and cowboys are shattered like a broken silence, and the very way we perceive ourselves is rocked to the core. I heard someone sayRead More

Ten Months Later: A Clash of Politics and Heroism

Ten Months Later: A Clash of Politics and Heroism

November 28, 2011 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

Ten Months Later: A Clash of Politics and Heroism  (by Sophie Clark) Ten months ago, tragedy struck Tucson when Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and eighteen others were shot, six killed. After months of rehabilitation, Giffords is once again greeting the public in a series of interviews.  On the morning of JanuaryRead More

Sit and Remember

Sit and Remember

October 10, 2011 at 11:35 pm 0 comments

On Saturday, October 1, friends, family, alumni, faculty, and representatives from the district gathered on the University High School campus for a dedication ceremony to remember Gabe Zimmerman, a 1998 graduate of University High School and victim of the shootings on January 8, 2011. Covered in foliage and vibrant tiles,Read More

Gabe Zimmerman Memorial Bench Unveiling

Gabe Zimmerman Memorial Bench Unveiling

September 22, 2011 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

The UHS community is dedicating a bench on the UHS campus as a tribute to Gabe Zimmerman, who lost his life on January 8th. We invite UHS alumni, students, teachers, parents and friends to join us on October 1st, 2011 at 1:00pm on the UHS campus for the bench unveiling.

Girls Fly! Event Educates and Empowers

Girls Fly! Event Educates and Empowers

May 17, 2011 at 1:28 am 0 comments

About 600 girls and women attended the daylong Girls Fly! event on Saturday, May 7th at the Pima Air and Space museum. Two UHS seniors, Darijn Zwart and Elinor Skinner, helped organize this event designed to help women seek out and accomplish their dreams. Starting at 8 AM, the morningRead More

New Connections Club Seeks Unity and Understanding

New Connections Club Seeks Unity and Understanding

February 7, 2011 at 9:02 pm 0 comments

I am confident when I say that the events of January 8th, 2011 horrified all of us. This cruel and senseless act of violence left our nation, our city, and the UHS community devastated. In our grieving, we were desperate for either an explanation or a scapegoat, almost to aRead More

Site Council Summary: 1-11-11

Site Council Summary: 1-11-11

January 29, 2011 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

Find out what your government is doing for you! Greetings, students of University High School!  Your favorite journalist is back with your favorite segment, Site Council Summary!  Sorry for the large gap between segments but there wasn’t much going on the past couple meetings and so you didn’t miss outRead More